Christopher Robin beds in for UK shoot
Pre-production is underway on Christopher Robin, the latest Disney live-action feature to film in the UK.
The film revisits Christopher as a work-driven businessman who has lost the joyful imagination he enjoyed as a child.
Alex Ross Perry has written the screenplay which will be directed by Marc Forster (pictured) with Brigham Young among the producers.
Disney is a prolific investor in the UK film production landscape – the studio is in production on Mary Poppins Returns, in pre-production on Dumbo and Aladdin, and a few months ago completed The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Star Wars: Episode IX is also gearing up to begin principal photography in the UK.
Recent figures released by the BFI illustrated the impact of inward investment on UK film production spend with the total for Q1 of this year hitting a record £652m, of which a whopping £620m came from international projects.
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Marc Forster photo via Getty Images Ent/J Countess.
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